FileMaker Database Hosting

The ITS FileMaker Database Hosting service provides a central resource for the campus to host databases with FileMaker Server 19 Hosting Databases on ITS Filemaker servers enables the campus community to access their own Filemaker database on a secure high performance server without spending thousands of dollars.

Using FileMaker Database Hosting

FileMaker Server 19 is compatible with FileMaker Pro 18 and 19, FileMaker Go 19 and FileMaker WebDirect. To request hosting a Filemaker database on central ITS servers, please go here: Request Filemaker Database Hosting Service

Request New Filemaker Database Hosting

Features and Functions

  • Production and Test Filemaker 19 server environment
  • Web Direct extends your database solution to the web
  • Custom Web Publishing with PHP enables PHP web applications to securely access Filemaker data
  • SSL secure access for all files published on the web
  • Encrypt all communications between FileMaker Pro clients and FileMaker Server using secure SSL encryption
  • Firewall protection
  • Scheduled automatic backups to protect against accidental data loss
  • Additional backups performed by a central storage system
  • Account Administration and Password recovery
  • Ample disk space for your database(s)


FileMaker Database Hosting costs $250 per database file per year.


Service hours for FileMaker Database Hosting are 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday.


Web Policies
Practices for Protecting Electronic P3-P4 Data
Acceptable Use Policy
UCSC Password Strength & Security Standards
UC Minimum Security Standard
Electronic Communications Policy (ECP)